The Mighty Ninth

Strive To Reach The Summit

Doubletree.jpgThe Hilton Doubletree Hotel - 18th Annual ReunionThe 18th Annual Reunion of the 35th Inf Regt Assn was held in late September, 2016. The location will be the Doubletree Hotel in Arlington, VA, but also known as the Washington, DC, Crystal City area.
Wash_DC.JPGWashington, DCThis is Washington, DC, in its usual state. Quite a mess, isn't it? It's supposed to be the entrance to the reunion hotel.
Army-Navy_Drive.jpgOops...Wrong PhotoOops...wrong photo! THIS is the entrance to the Doubletree Hilton, site of the 35th Inf Regt Annual Reunion. Next year: Springfield, Missouri
35th_Program_1.JPGCover Page - Program for Saturday Evening Banquet{Double click on photo to enlarge}
35th_Program_2.JPGProgram for Saturday Evening Banquet{Double click on photo to enlarge}
The_Wall.jpgVisit to "The Wall"Cacti Blue Company A/2/35 paid a visit to The Wall as part of the 2017 annual reunion activities. From Left: Pete Dykstra, David Dunn, Hal Bowling, Bob Perrone, Glenn Perrone, Art Johnson, and Bobby Day

Photo Courtesy of Joe Henderson
Joe_5.jpgThe Wall in D.C.Brothers, spouses and guests pay homage to our deceased brothers who died in Vietnam.

Photo Courtesy of Joe Henderson
Joe_7.jpgThe Wall in D.C.A visit to The Wall during our reunion.

Photo Courtesy of Joe Henderson
Joe_10.jpgVisiting DCNewlyweds Merch and Mike Kurtgis stand against the night light of the Capitol.

Photo Courtesy of Joe Henderson
LtDoug_Turner.jpgFO Lt Doug TurnerHold this image: Lt Doug Turner, FO for A/2/35, November, 1966.
FO_Lt_D.jpgLt Dennis DauphinNow hold this image: FO Lt Dennis Dauphin, FO for A/2/35, November, 1966
Dauphin-Turner.JPGFOUND - 50 Years LaterFAST FORWARD 50 YEARS LATER & LINK THESE TWO PHOTOS: Lt Doug Turner was the FO for A-2-35 in November, 1966. He was replaced as the FO for A/2/35 by Lt Dennis Dauphin, Webmaster for The Mighty Ninth. They had not seen, met or talked with one another in 50 years! Doug found The Mighty Ninth website and another brother of the 2/9th FA was thus located.
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